Found September 16, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
INDIANAPOLIS --?The Minnesota Vikings owned the fourth quarter, but Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri had the last word. Vinatieri kicked a 53-yard field goal with eight seconds left to give the Colts a 23-20 win over the Vikings on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. It was the first win for Colts coach Chuck Pagano and rookie quarterback Andrew Luck. The Colts'?winning drive came after Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder had led Minnesota to two touchdowns in the last 10 minutes of the game to tie it 20-20 after the Colts had led most of the way. Luck hit passes to wide receivers Donnie Avery and Reggie Wayne in the final 30 seconds to set up Vinatieri's field goal. Luck finished with 20 of 31 passing for 224 yards and two touchdowns. Avery caught nine passes for 111 yards and Wayne six for 71. Ponder was 26 of 34 for 226 yards and two scores. Percy Harvin caught 12 passes for 104 yards. Adrian Peterson rushed 16 times for 60 yards. Ponder threw touchdown passes...

Adam Vinatieri Is Still Winning Football Games, This Time From 53-Yards

The always clutch Adam Vinatieri nailed a 53-yard field goal to give Andrew Luck his first victory as a NFL quarterback. The Colts were tied 20-20 against the Vikings with just eight seconds left when Adam stepped up to the plate and nailed a 53-yarder to give the Colts a 23-20 lead. The Colts held onto the lead for the victory. Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

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Join Colts Authority Radio as Greg Cowan and Kyle Rodriguez discuss the Colts first win of the season, 23-20 over the Minnesota Vikings. Listen to internet radio with Colts Authority Radio on Blog Talk Radio Or follow along on your mobile device with Stitcher: The number to call in is (619) 996-1632 Notes on how to call in with Skype: http://blog.blogtalkradio...

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